IT Management > Research & development

How to promote and enable innovative thinking in your team members

16 October, 2013 by Simon Raik-Allen*

You can't just throw a bunch of smart people into a room full of sticky notes, whiteboards and Nerf guns and expect that three hours later, your next big product will emerge. MYOB CTO Simon Raik-Allen explains how to get the most out of the development process.

Vic govt offering state funds for high-tech projects

23 September, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Under a state government program, Victorian companies can apply for vouchers worth up to $250K to support projects aimed at implementing cutting-edge technologies.

ANU selects Fujitsu to supply NCI supercomputer

15 June, 2012

Fujitsu has announced that it has been selected to supply one of the largest and fastest supercomputers in the world to the Australian National University (ANU), to be installed within the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), provider of high-end capability computational services to the Australian research community.

NICTA wins international award for face recognition technology

15 November, 2011

Face recognition technology that improves the speed and accuracy of identifying faces in CCTV footage has won NICTA an international ICT award.

NICTA tests social TV recommendation engine

16 June, 2011 by Merri Mack

Australian research institute NICTA is trialling a technology that recommends media to consumers, based on their friends’ own media consumption. The technology may be used in future packages from service providers, Merri Mack reports.

Social media bringing ambivalent returns

23 March, 2011

A global study into the business value of social media strategies has found that there are as many failures as successes when it comes to organisations attempting to foster fans on social media sites like Facebook.

Comms Alliance and IBES launch digital economy research project

23 March, 2011

The Communications Alliance has teamed up with University of Melbourne's IBES to look into the effect of changes in the telecommunications and media industries on regulation in the digital economy.

IBM gets the deal for the Synchroton research facility

08 February, 2011

The Australian Synchrotron and Monash University have selected IBM technology for a new research facility.

Road test for traffic incident management system

31 January, 2011

NICTA and the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) have reaffirmed a research agreement under which they are developing new systems to improve the management of traffic incidents on the state’s roads. The agreement is part of the RTA’s ongoing commitment to improve incident responses, consistent with the Moroney Report on the F3 traffic incident in April 2010.

NSW Government tips in $6 million for innovative ICT initiatives

22 December, 2010

The tourism and retail sectors will be the first to benefit from a new $6 million NSW Government fund to develop innovative new-to-market information communication technology initiatives.

World-first smartchip for chronic pain developed in Sydney

14 December, 2010

NSW Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development Eric Roozendaal has announced Sydney researchers are preparing for human trials of a world-first smartchip designed to treat chronic pain by implanting it near the spinal cord.

Centre for Broadband Innovation open for action

08 December, 2010 by Merri Mack

The Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation (ACBI) was launched this week on the CSIRO campus in Marsfield. The ACBI is a joint initiative between the NSW Government and research organisations CSIRO and National ICT Australia (NICTA). The centre will help NSW capitalise on the National Broadband Network (NBN).  

HP's new approach to R&D

24 November, 2010

Ovum's Principal Analyst Roy Illsley comments on the change of culture at HP when it comes to R&D.

iiNet opens R&D lab

23 November, 2010

iiNet has opened an R&D lab to drive innovation.  

University of Wollongong gains R&D centre

09 November, 2010

Indian outsourcing company MphasiS sets up on University of Wollongong campus.

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